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. 2012 Dec 1;68(Pt 12):m1535.
doi: 10.1107/S1600536812047812. Epub 2012 Nov 24.

(4-{[(Pyridin-4-yl)methyl-idene]amino}-phen-yl)ferrocene

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(4-{[(Pyridin-4-yl)methyl-idene]amino}-phen-yl)ferrocene

Vincent O Nyamori et al. Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online. .
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Abstract

The asymetric unit of the title compound, [Fe(C5H5)(C17H13N2)], contains two independent mol-ecules whose conformations differ, especially in the 4-{(pyridin-4-yl)methyl-idene]amino}-phenyl unit where one is flipped by almost 180°. The cyclo-penta-dienyl rings of the ferrocene unit also exhibit different staggered conformations: in one mol-ecule the conformation is staggered by 9.43 (2)° and in the other by 24.46 (1)° from an ideal eclipsed geometry. The plane of the benzene ring is tilted away from the ferrocene group in both mol-ecules, with dihedral angles of 6.97 (1) and 10.30 (2)°. The benzene ring is also slightly twisted from the plane of the pyridine ring, with dihedral angles of 5.98 (2) and 6.51 (2)° in the two mol-ecules.

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Fig. 1.
The asymmetric unit of the title compound with displacement ellipsoids drawn at the 50% probability level.

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